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ARC Reports Passenger Airline Trips Increase 3.3% Year-Over-Year

Airline Ticket Sales Also Increase by 3.2%

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) reported today that the average U.S. roundtrip ticket price* for June 2017 was $503, down from $506 in May. Average ticket prices are up approximately $6 compared to June 2016.

The consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies increased nearly 3.2 percent in June as compared to June 2016, totaling $7.6 billion vs. $7.4 billion. The number of passenger trips* settled by ARC for U.S. travel agencies also increased approximately 3.3 percent to 22,263,947 compared to nearly 21,562,558 in June 2016.

Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD)** sales comprised nearly $6.2 million, a 75 percent increase over 2016. EMD transactions increased 83 percent to 88,519 in June 2017 vs. nearly 48,504 in 2016.

More detailed information is available at

*Ticket Sales

**Electronic Miscellaneous Documents (EMD)

Posted by on July 16, 2017.

Categories: Travel Trends

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